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Feature NameLatitudeLongitudeDiameter (km)Origin
Mons Agnes18.65.31Greek female name.
Mons Ampere19-430André-Marie; French physicist (1775-1836).
Mons Andre5.2120.610French male name.
Mons Ardeshir51218Persian (Iranian) king's name.
Mons Argaeus192950Named from peak in Asia Minor (now Erciyas Dagi).
Mons Bradley22130James; British astronomer (1693-1762).
Mons Delisle29.5-35.830Named from nearby crater.
Mons Dieter5120.220German male name.
Mons Dilip5.6120.82Indian male name.
Mons Esam14.635.78Arabic male name.
[Mons Euler]23.3-29.227Leonhard; Swiss mathematician (1707-1783). Note: Same as Mons Vinogradov
Mons Ganau4.8120.614African male name.
Mons Gruithuisen Delta36-39.520Named from nearby crater.
Mons Gruithuisen Gamma36.6-40.520Named from nearby crater.
Mons Hadley26.54.725Named for John; British instrument maker (1682-1744).
Mons Hadley Delta25.83.815Named from nearby mountain (Mons Hadley).
Mons Hansteen-12.1-5030Named from nearby crater.
Mons Herodotus27.5-535Named from nearby crater.
Mons Huygens20-2.940Christiaan; Dutch astronomer, mathematician, physicist (1629-1695).
Mons La Hire27.8-25.525Philippe De; French mathematician, astronomer (1640-1718).
Mons Maraldi20.335.315Named from nearby crater.
Mons Moro-12-19.710Antonio Lazzaro; Italian Earth scientist (1687-1764).
Mons Penck-1021.630Albrecht; German geographer (1858-1945).
Mons Pico45.7-8.925Spanish for "peak".
Mons Piton40.6-1.125Named from Mt. Piton on Tenerife Islands.
Mons Rümker40.8-58.170Karl Ludwig Christian; German astronomer (1788-1862).
Mons Usov126315Mikhail Antonovich; Soviet geologist (1883-1939).
Mons Vinogradov22.4-32.425Aleksandr Pavlovich; Soviet geochemist and cosmochemist (1895-1975). Formerly Mons Euler
Mons Vitruvius19.430.815Named from nearby crater.
Mons Wolff17-6.835Christian, Baron von; German philosopher (1679-1754).
Mont Blanc45125Named for terrestrial mountain in Alps.
Montes Agricola29.1-54.2141Georgius; German Earth scientist (1494-1555).
Montes Alpes46.4-0.8281Named from terrestrial Alps.
Montes Apenninus18.9-3.7401Named from terrestrial Apennines.
Montes Archimedes25.3-4.6163Named from nearby crater.
Montes Carpatus14.5-24.4361Named from terrestrial Carpathians.
Montes Caucasus38.410445Named from terrestrial Caucasus Mountains.
Montes Cordillera-17.5-81.6574Spanish for "mountain chain".
Montes Haemus19.99.2560Named for range in the Balkans.
Montes Harbinger27-4190Harbingers of dawn on crater Aristarchus.
Montes Jura47.1-34422Named from terrestrial Jura Mountains.
Montes Pyrenaeus-15.641.2164Named from terrestrial Pyrenees.
Montes Recti48-2090Latin for "straight range".
Montes Riphaeus-7.7-28.1189Named from range in Asia (now Ural Mountains).
Montes Rook-20.6-82.5791Lawrence; British astronomer (1622-1666).
Montes Secchi34350Named from nearby crater.
Montes Spitzbergen35-560German for "sharp peaks", and named for resemblance to the terrestrial island group.
Montes Taurus28.441.1172Named from terrestrial Taurus Mts.
Montes Teneriffe47.1-11.8182Named from terrestrial island.